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Title
Construction of the McClure Tunnel in Santa Monica
Date Created and/or Issued
approximately 1934
Contributing Institution
Huntington Library
Collection
Photographs
Rights Information
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Description
Image of the Palisades Beach Road (part of the Roosevelt Highway and later Pacific Coast Highway) during construction of the McClure Tunnel, with the Deauville Club (with tower), the Santa Monica Athletic Club, and Wavecrest Club, at left, and Palisades Park and bluffs at right.
This is a copy negative (a photograph of another photograph). Title based on note from donor Ernest Marquez on envelope in which negative was received: "Construction of tunnel in Santa Monica." Date devised by cataloger based on the construction of the McClure Tunnel and coastal highway junction that began in 1934. The McClure Tunnel was previously known as the Olympic Tunnel and renamed to honor Santa Monica Outlook editor Robert E. McClure in 1969.
Type
Image
Format
image/jpeg
Extent
1 photograph : film negative ; sheet 10 x 12.5 cm
Identifier
photCL_555
490080
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15150coll2/id/16762
Subject
Deauville Club (Santa Monica, Calif.)
Pacific Coast Highway
Automobiles
Building sites
Cliffs
Private clubs
Roads
Photographs. (aat)
Place
Santa Monica (Calif.)
Source
Photographs, Huntington Digital Library

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